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MISER

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 578 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MISER, a term originally meaning (as in Latin) miserable or wretched, but now used for an avaricious person who hoards up money and who spends the smallest possible sum on necessities.
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